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Date2020-12-30
LocationCordova
ObserverTravis Kukull
AvalancheN

General Observations

Skied Mumfords yesterday. Boot packed up 500 feet Then skinned up to 2700 feet just below the tree line. There is over 8 feet of snow up there but a solid skiable pack. We dug a pit and the ECT test did not propagate. The snow was slow going but fun. Beautiful day with a…

 
Date2020-04-06
LocationCordova
ObserverGrant Wilson
AvalancheN

General Observations

South couloir packed with 1-2feet of fresh storm snow. Skied the upper couloir (from summit ridge) which joins the main couloir. Snowpit observations confirmed windloading of the recent storm snow (ranging 4-12in depth). The storm slab sat on 3ft of well bonded ice/granular snow. Performed a ski cut before my run, which popped a 40ft crown. Because there were…

 
Date2019-05-21
LocationCordova
Observertest
AvalancheN

General Observations

not really vetted

 
Date2019-04-07
LocationCordova
ObserverCraig Allen Mann III
AvalancheN

General Observations

test

 
Date2019-03-30
LocationCordova
ObserverRyan Tansey
AvalancheN

General Observations

A friend and I spent three days skiing Kalhabuk Mountain in the Brooks Range (Wiseman, AK).  Since there’s no Brooks Range observation page and I’ve received a number of questions about the conditions from EARAC folks, I figured I’d post our report here.  The skiing was phenomenal: great spring corn on eastern aspects and 6-12 inches of re-crystallized powder on northern aspects.  We dug…

 
Date2018-12-06
LocationCordova
ObserverGareth Brown
AvalancheN

General Observations

Attached below is a pit dug on Lower Loveland Basin on Tuesday. In a few places that I have dug below 4000 feet I have found the second rain crust down to have quite a clean shear (SC-Q1) on this pit. Above 4500 feet the snow structure is different and the rain crusts wouldn't be…